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Jul 1, 2011 6:00am PDT
. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a developing story. bay area commuters, you have a big reprieve. golden gate ferry service boats going to run on schedule today. anne makovec in larkspur. marin county with why the strike has suddenly been called off. she has more. good morning. >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the union spokesman who says, they were thinking about striking so they wanted to let the public know that they were thinking about striking so the public wasn't surprised. then the golden gate bridge district decided to go ahead and call off the service because they didn't want people to be surprised either. so there is confusion between the union and the district, no surprise. we heard of these contract negotiations getting out of control before. in this case it was going to end up in a one-day strike here for golden gate ferry service between larkspur where i'm standing, san francisco, and sausalito all ferry service was going to be cancelled for the day. this morning it turns out that workers showed up for work. so there will be no disruption in service today. certain
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Jul 1, 2011 5:00am PDT
karnow and he has a spectacular forecast. >> yeah. the big holiday weekend forecast. and this is working out very nice. if you like the heat, you're going to love it. we're cranking up those temperatures today. 90s in concord, 70s in san francisco. could see triple digits over the weekend. more on that in a moment. right now let's check your traffic with elizabeth. [ laughter ] >> what did you say? >> two cars. >> no, we have look at this. there is actual traffic near the dublin interchange. >> you're making her mad. >> i got an important role here at 5:00 in the morning, you guys. [ laughter ] >> westbound 580 approaching 680. it is about a 15-minute drive right now out of the altamont pass out towards pleasanton. and the dublin interchange. we'll have more traffic coming up including a big traffic story today actually, the cancellation of the golden gate ferry service. you have more on this coming up. >> we do. thank you. >>> thousands of bay area commuters need to find another way to get to work this morning. ferry service shut down between marin county and san francisco today only th
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Jul 22, 2011 6:00pm PDT
is the person suspect? no. that's wrong. something that's a big, big mistake that they made. >> at a news conference today, ramirez's family chastized police for jumping to the wrong conclusion. >>> the news out of los angeles comes just as bryan stow's family announces signs of progress at san francisco general. according to the family's website, bryan opened and closed his eyes on command, gave what looked like a thumbs- up, and then mouthed, stow, when asked to say his last name. that said the family expects a long road ahead to recovery as well as justice. >> there's a lot of work to be done. we understand what a long road ahead it is for the lapd so we are just waiting for the legal process to take shape. >> bryan stow's condition is still listed as serious. we'll continue to post the latest developments on our website, cbssf.com. >>> just two days after they shouted their frustrations at san francisco's police chief, today some people in the bayview community confronted mayor ed lee. tensions are high after saturday's deadly shooting and some are skeptical about the report that the
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Jul 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
to their businesses so police could have access to that video at any point in time. the city is having a big unveiling ceremony later on this afternoon to talk a little bit more about these cameras. elizabeth? >> okay. anne makovec live for us this morning in oakland. thanks. >>> san jose police chief chris moore remains under pressure from immigrant rights activists. they are upset about chief moore's decision to get help from two agents from i.c.e. the two agents specialize in dealing with gangs. chief moore says their role would be limited to gang investigations and they will not randomly seek out illegal immigrants. critics will hold a press conference this morning to explain their distrust of i.c.e. and the consequence of the program. >>> nasa ames at moffett field played key roles in the three decades of the space shuttle program. this morning the center will host a special news conference with the atlantis astronauts as they are on the final mission of the shuttle program. anser hassan joins us from moffett field with more. >> reporter: these are famous last words. light that engine one more t
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Jul 14, 2011 12:00pm PDT
francisco, one man is dead after the shuttle bus that he was riding in collided with a big rig. anser hassan reports. >> reporter: traffic is back to normal. but in the morning it wasn't the case at octavia and oak streak. it was closed after a big rig and shuttle bus carrying 15 passengers collided leaving one man dead. this intersection is prone to accidents according to residents but nothing like what they saw this morning. >> this goes on all the time. to be a pedestrian in this area driving is dangerous. >> reporter: or even fatal as was the case this morning. a shuttle bus was carrying employees and possibly patients to san francisco general hospital. it crashed with this big rig carrying cars at octavia and oak street in san francisco's hayes valley. the force was so strong, it causedded a passenger to be ejected. somehow he landed in front of the big rig where he was pinned under the vehicle. the male victim in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene. >> we do know that the tractor- trailer was going northbound on octavia but we're not sure which direction that the shuttle was going
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 12:00pm PDT
have a maxie problem. the big problems aren't going away if you cut a mini deal. >> reporter: the treasury department says if congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling by august 2 the federal government won't be able to pay its bills and economists believe that could have a severe effect on the already fragile economy. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> a major development in the biggest story in the uk. news corp executive rebecca brooks has resigned in the wake of a massive media scandal. she oversaw "news of the world" the london tabloid that ceased publication after it was accused of hacking into voicemails of celebrities and crime victims. now, one of those crime victims was a 13-year-old girl who was later found murdered. news corp chairman rupert murdoch plans to meet with that girl's family today. >>> the city of oakland will lose dozens more employees. under the new budget, the tribune says 56 city workers are losing their jobs this month and more cuts are coming. the police department will lose 48 positions next year. two firehouses will be closed dai
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Jul 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
yesterday. friends say a big part of the event was to help pay for her funeral and then set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. a $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to the killer's arrest. >>> this morning, casey anthony is a free woman. but her whereabouts are only known to a few people. she left a florida jail just after midnight sunday after nearly three years behind bars. she had $537 in her pocket. that money was sent by admirers. a jury convicted the 25-year- old of lying to investigators but acquitted her of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. the decision angered many people. for others, her release was simply something to see. >> we just left one of the theme parks and we were on our way home and just stopped in. >> i thought it would be interesting to be able to be in the presence of her to be part of history. >> her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a tea party-backed plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling is expected to pass in the house tomorrow but stall in the senate. the plan would let the government borrow $2.4 trillion if co
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Jul 25, 2011 5:00am PDT
of visibility but overall no big issues as you head out to the peninsula and eastbound traffic looks great coming off the high rise. and if anything changes, make sure you tune to our radio partners. 7:40 a.m. and 106.9 f.m. that's your traffic and weather. back to you. >> thank you, elizabeth. >>> 5:19 now. the curtain will close today on a bay area land mark. the movie house in san francisco, showing harold and maud as the final film. the owners of the historic sheeter could not raise enough money to keep it open. >> we were a little bit ahead of the curve for about 10 years. and slowly fell behind the curve. and unfortunately, we have a very sad goodbye right now. >> after the red vic closes today, there will be just four single screen movie houses remaining here in san francisco. >>> captain america showed off his superpowers at the box office this weekend. >> what do you think? >> yes. i think it works. >> that's one way to do it. the new super hero movie is based on the classic comic, managed to do something even voldemort couldn't pull off. knocked off harry potter. captain america
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Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of that, you know, and i think it's just a big impact. >> reporter: researchers eventually plan to expand this network of mini or citizen sensors to southern california, utah, the pacific northwest, and alaska. mark sayre, cbs 5. >>> to find out how you can volunteer, go to cbssf.com, click on news. >>> despite a forecast calling for rain and thick clouds, four astronauts blasted into space for the last flight of the shuttle atlantis. >> 3, 2, 1, 0, the final liftoff of atlantis! >> the crew is delivering a year's worth of supplies to the international space station and will haul away as much trash as it can. the crowd watching the historic flight at cape canaveral was estimated at nearly a million people. and a native of san carlos and cal grad is on board atlantis. rex walheim moving forward, though nasa will rely on the russians to ferry astronauts and supplies to the station. >>> lawrence karnow is in for roberta. and lawrence, you made that trek down to watch this shuttle launch, didn't you? >> yes. and i missed it, too. >> oh-oh! >> they scrubbed that mission. >> thank goodness t
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Jul 26, 2011 5:00am PDT
default. august 2 is the big day and president obama is urging compromise in congress. he spoke to the nation last night and he criticized the republicans. >> a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach, a cuts only approach, an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute anything at all. >> but gop leaders say the president is the one who is refusing to budge. >> the president wanted a plank check six months ago. and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> republicans are pushing to raise the debt limit enough to last for the rest of the year and then a joint committee would tackle a second increase and more spending cuts but mr. obama says he will veto any plans to raise the debt ceiling if it comes in two waves. he supports a plan by majority leader harry reid to raise the limit to 2012. >>> breaking news out of morocco. a state news agency says a c- 130 plane has crashed in a mountainous area there. there are reports that 26 people have been killed, four injured.
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am PDT
decade. the key thing here is this is the first so-called big idea with support from influential lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. last night, the republican-led house pass its preferred solution to solving the crisis known as the cut, cap, and balance act, the legislation cuts federal spending by $6 trillion and requires a constitutional balanced budget amendment in exchange for raising the debt ceiling but the bill is expected to die in the senate. the president's focus was on the plan forged by the so-called gang of six. >> it's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem and i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisanship consensus around what that would take. >> reporter: the plan calls for an immediate deficit cut of $500 billion and mandates spending caps through 2015 and require congress on find specific cuts in medicare, defense spending, agricultural and energy. it would phase in the lower inflation measure for social security and scale back, but not eliminate, deductions for mortgage interest and charity and retirement counts and
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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am PDT
smart to get in, you were smart. >> it has become a big business the last few years with the cost of coffee. cheers to your ice water there. >>> we want to update you, first, with the latest from washington on those debt talks. there are only five days left for congress to pass a budget cutting plan that will raise the government borrowing limit and avoid a possible default. this morning, the house is set to take a very important vote and much of america from main street to wall street will be watching. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes is on capitol hill this morning. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. that's right. the vote today is on speaker boehner's bill to raise the debt ceiling and it's important because it's one of the two bills out there that could possibly get us out of this mess. but at this hour, it's still very uncertain whether speaker boehner has the republican votes he needs to pass it. and so he became boehner the enforcer yesterday, holding several meetings with house republicans, tea party republicans, freshmen republi
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Jul 21, 2011 6:00am PDT
. but not a big deal especially last week when it was so gray outside. i promise you plenty of sunshine still in store for this afternoon. temperatures above average. we sent weeks below average. check out the numbers. between three and nine degrees above where we usually are this time year. that's great news if you like warmer weather. i'll tell you how long we'll stay warm in a little bit. let's go to gianna with traffic. >> thank you. mobile 5 is out and about traveling along 101 southbound right now heading towards sfo. they just passed oyster point where you can traffic up to speed there. no delays southbound if you head towards the airport. northbound good traffic coming up on the left-hand side of your screen. thank you, mobile 5 for that up date. let's jump to the maps. 101 at the san mateo bridge, no delays. on the bridge things look good. as you work your way into hayward, along the san mateo bridge, 880 itself also checking in problem-free. negotiable no major delays as you head towards the bay bridge. southbound clear all the way into hayward and towards the south bay. we'll check
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Jul 28, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >>> and they are the monsters of the sea but they are not so easy to spot. they're big, too. how one bay area team is trying to track these guys down. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow >>> giovanni ramirez trying to get out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow beating in l.a. are seeking his release. the "l.a. times" reports the attorneys accuse police chief charles beck of rushing to judgment when he announced ramirez was the person who attacked stow. after two other suspects were arrested last week, beck said ramirez was not involved. >>> a man who delivers food to the homeless at night is on life support after being shot in the head in east oakland. the man known as brother john had just handed a homeless man a hot meal after midnight yesterday when someone in a van drove by and opened fire. brother john's wife was grazed by a bullet. she is going to be okay. their two children were in the car, they were not hurt. but there is a $25,000 reward for an arrest. >>> in other bay area headlines, in fairfield the
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Jul 3, 2011 8:30am PDT
generally, we'll be working on getting system costs down which is the big fight here. whether it's in education reform or transportation reform or pension reform. we have brought labor to the table. they've been a part of the solution and i think thank them for that. >> schieffer: i must apologize. the sound dropped out. did you tell me you are going to sign it or not? >> i've got... can you hear me now, bob? >> schieffer: yes, i can. >> i've got about ten days to review the whole budget. you're asking i think in particular about the municipal health care part of it. it has come a long way toward what i want. i think there are a couple of parts of it i want to look at it more closely before i make a final decision. the broader point i was making, bob, is that, for all of the reforms we have been doing-- many of them like what my colleagues and other states have been doing-- taking this opportunity to make government work better and focus more on the people served, we've had labor at the table. they've been a great part of it. >> schieffer: all right. let me go to the mayor. mr. m
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 4:00am PDT
with it, instead pushing for smaller $2 trillion measure. >> a big package would require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that's extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. we think it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> reporter: even some democrats are raising concerns about the president's plan especially cuts to medicare and other social services. >> we said we're not going to end to medicare guarantee. >> reporter: president obama scheduled a news conference this morning before the news conference this morning. >> the president made it clear he's willing to do very difficult things for him, for his party but the republicans have to do some things, too. >> reporter: if a deal to raise the debt ceiling is not approved by august 2nd, the treasury department says the government will run out of money to pay its bills and the new head of the international monetary fund warns the impact could be felt worldwide. >> interest hikes, stock markets taking a huge hit and real nasty consequences. >> reporter: as negotiations drag on, credit agencies are threatenin
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Jul 17, 2011 7:30am PDT
, this could be their first world cup victory since 1999. they are going to have a big screen in effect at the civic center if you want to check that out. festivities start at 11:00 this morning. >> everybody has been worried about armageddon, but san francisco is really dealing with a broad closure of its own. >>> yeah, senator mark leno's contribution of gay and lesbian communities and the challenges they face as a polling booth. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the golden gate bridge this morning. >> a live look across the golden gate bridge. you will want to give yourself some actual time if you're planning on crossing that bridge this link are you southbound and northbound connections to the golden gate bridge in sentences of our close right now. so is the macarthur tunnel. that's part of the construction project area during tonight's closure, they will complete the transition from temporary traffic lanes to the new permanent drought. everything is scheduled to reopen this morning at 11:00. certainly, avoid that area. looks like traffic is running rather smoothly, but certainly
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Jul 22, 2011 5:00am PDT
stow case. now police have some big questions to answer. we are going to have live report from los angeles on what went wrong. >>> and are you ready for some football? the final dispute holding up an nfl deal. >>> and we are clear for take- off out of sfo this morning. going to see pretty pleasant conditions a little cooler there than yesterday making it to a high of 72. mostly sunny skies. warmer as we make our way to chicago today. there we are going to hit 90 and we are seeing some showers and some thunderstorms. if you are looking for the hot weather and humid weather, new york is your destination today. 101 excessive heat warning. plenty of sunshine there. we'll have a full look at your bay area forecast coming up. ,, ,, i tell ya, i work a long day, every day. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem. i don't mind as long as we a
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Jul 23, 2011 7:00am PDT
this morning. a fire at one of the apartment complexes at the big rossmoor retirement community in walnut creek. look at that footage. it started at 6:45 last night. fire crews stopped it from spreading to nearby buildings and luckily no serious injuries reported. >>> gay and lesbian military veterans joined the lgbt community here in san francisco to celebrate the end of "don't ask, don't tell." yesterday, president obama formally ended the ban on gays in the military that has stood for nearly a century. >>> tomorrow is hand-holding day at the contemporary jewish museum in san francisco. that is going on from 9 a.m. to noon. it's in response to an incident last week in which a security guard told a lesbian couple that hand-holding was not allowed. the museum says the guard's actions do not reflect museum policy. >>> the san francisco medical examiner's finding that suspect harding apparently killed himself has further inflamed people in the bayview. you might remember this story. 19-year-old kenneth harding who you see there was shot while being chased by police through the bayview last weeken
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Jul 25, 2011 6:00am PDT
if that is the case. we don't know for sure right now. >> police say one big part of fighting these crimes is having the community step forward. and they set up some anonymous tip lines. you can text any information you have to 1-650-409-6792. there is also a phone line. 1-888-murder-zero. and they say these tip lines have actually been working, later on today at 11:00 a.m. there is a press conference where they will be briefing the community on leads that they got from the community. they're also helping that people will come forward with any anonymous tips, in this case, as well. frank? >> they need some help. thank you, live in east palo alto. >>> 6:04. two suspects are due in a los angeles courtroom this morning. facing charges that they have had bryan stow outside of dodgers stadium. and we have the latest from christie here in san francisco. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, to you, grace. luis sanchez and marvin norwood will appear in court in a few hours. both of the gentlemen have a history of domestic violence and now charged with the beating of bryan stow at that march 31 baseball
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Jul 24, 2011 7:30am PDT
, community. we will have a big legal change. that will certainly make a difference here. >> what other countries have this policy? >> well, we have very bad company really. no western countries have this sort of ban on open service by gays and was he and any longer. all of our sister nations who have joined the coalition forces have ended their bans on gay and lesbian service numbers. >> you were talking about repealing don't ask don't tell. there was a lot of talk with some of the higher up in the military about how this could affect the inner workings of the military. how is that even determined? are they talking to the guys on the ground? >> yes, yes. they did quite an extensive study. president carter over to group of some 68 people who worked for nine months and contracted with outside agencies to serve a 400,000 service members, have focus groups with 140 different groups around the country to make sure this wouldn't affect military readiness. so that part of the equation has been well taken care of. >> every other european country has already ended the ban. what effect does it h
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Jul 9, 2011 5:00am PDT
day in the big city. i'm russ mitchell. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. from the jobs to the royals and the shuttle launch and to betty ford. >> a courageous first lady who battled addiction to pain killers and addiction to alcohol and defeating breast cancer. she died in palm springs, california, she was 93 years old. scott pelley takes a look back at her remarkable life. >> reporter: relatively unknown until her husband became president, betty ford became one of the most popular and respected women in america. born elizabeth anne bloomer april 18th, 1918, she grew up in grand rapids, michigan. she dreamed of becoming a professional dancer and after high school she moved east to study under martha graham, the high priestess of modern dance. she earned a spot in the auxiliary dance troupe but her mother pressured her to leave the troupe in 1941. she performed in her own dance troupe, married and divorced and then met a young man named gerald ford, they married in 1948, weeks before ford was elected to his first term in congress. through the 1950s and '60s, they were a traditional an
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Jul 12, 2011 7:00am PDT
's not as risky as an uncontrolled delivery and emergency surgery. so really, three big differences here when you compare it to a standard c-section. time. normally when we do a c-section we can have the baby out in seconds. this operation, as we heard, takes hours, before then the baby was born. also, type of an es 2450esh yeah. the goal in the c-section is to keep the baby awake and the mother calm, with good anesthesia so that the anesthesia doesn't go to the baby. in this case you want that anesthesia to the baby because you don't want the baby moving. in blood loss, in a c-section you want to keep the uterus contracted so you don't lose a lot of blood. this is the opposite. it's incredible. >> nice to have you with us. we'll be right back. >> "cbs healthwatch" sponsored by v-8 v-fusion juice. vegetable and fruit juice that just tastes like fruit. discover customersl are getting five percent cashback bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. you get so hooked you'll want to pass it on to a friend. go to getfreshwithafr
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Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of the american workforces now taking a big hit. as we told you yesterday, the unemployment rate for june rose to 9.2%. that's the highest this year. there is also news that among the ranks of government employees of all levels 39,000 jobs were lost in june. elaine quijano on the status of public workers and what that could mean for everyone. >> reporter: when emergency calls come in, it's hard for matthew bennett to sit still. >> i've got got to sit on the sidelines, like the basketball player who has a bad knee. wants to play but can't play. >> reporter: for nearly five years, he worked as a firefighter in camden, new jersey. in january he was one of 60 to be laid-off. one-third of the department. >> i don't know what i'm going to do. i'm 36, i've got a high school education, i thought i had a career and now i don't. >> reporter: public sector jobs like his were along considered one of the most secure in hard times but that's changing. since september of 2008, 464,000 local government jobs have been eliminated. nearly 100,000 of those cuts have happened this year alone. larry burns is more.
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Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
and says that he is open to that idea of a community meeting. but ken, the big question is whether or not these two agents will be open to it and whether or not the agency itself will let those agency be in any community setting a precedent for other communities in america. >> thank you. >>> a 14-year-old danville girl sexually assaulted in a park and police are looking for the suspect who resembles this sketch. the girl says she was walking past the tennis courts at diablo vista park last night when the man embraced her and touched her inappropriately. the girl pushed the man away and ran to the family car. the suspect is about 5'2" and approximatel 60 years old. >>> san bruno police are looking for whoever vandalized dozens of cars overnight in the rolling wood neighborhood. someone broke side view mirror, bent antennae and damaged windshield wipers on at least 29 cars. neighbors say it's usually a quiet neighborhood. >> we have never had this problem. i mean, we have had a little bit of vandalism but nothing like this. >> so far, there are no suspects in the vandalism. >>> the n
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Jul 20, 2011 6:00am PDT
that the propane tank is secure. it's 1,000 gallons and pretty big, 10 feet tall so there was concern that not just the fire but even the heat could set that off. but it's secure and the residents as we have been told are let back in this morning. >> thank you, anser hassan live in mountain view. >>> tempers flared on the streets of san francisco. protestors unhappy with the police killing of a teenage convict turned to vandalism and violence. dozens were arrested. anne makovec has more from the newsroom. >> reporter: the police chief had already planned a community meeting that's going to be more important than ever. it's going on tonight. but after things got out of control last night, there will be extra security at this meeting. it's hosted by the chief of police and city council members trying to address people's concerns that police shooting that left a man dead. about -- this is video actually which was taken last night. our cbs photographer was actually attacked during this interview. you're about to see that. yeah. knocked down, camera knocked out of his hands. luckily, police did arrest s
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Jul 28, 2011 6:00am PDT
donald's. much of the memorabilia was recovered but not all of it. >>> a big event turned into an even bigger problem at the landmark chinese theater in los angeles. a crowd of dance music fans threw bottles and vandalized cars forcing organizers to cancel the premier of a concert film. investigators say the problem stemmed from a deejay who was supposed to perform at a small private event in front of the theater. he notified his 90,000 twitter followers about it and suddenly it was no long small or private. two people were arrested. >> because, dude, like not going to let them like tell me what to do where to go and where i can't stand and where i can stand. >> wow. he was one of the two who were arrested because of that event. police in riot gear eventually managed to break up that crowd. >> twitter is pretty powerful. >> it is. >> 90,000 followers, there you go. >>> time now is 6:12. two parties, two plans, and no deal yet. why a new debt ceiling plan is losing support fast. >> plus, we're telling you about the top consumer complaints. the one thing that all those gripes have in common. >
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Jul 10, 2011 6:00am PDT
degrees. >> reporter: all righty. mbts came first. but now they aren't the only game in town. all the big sneaker companies from puma to reeboks, to sketchers have developed their own line of butt-toning shoes. >> nic shoes. >> reporter: sales of toning shoes have gone up from 145 million in 2009 to a whooping 736 million in 2010. >> increased calorie burn and improved metabolism. >> reporter: each brand has done some kind of scientific research to would have been its shoes are effective. but we talked to the chief science officer for the american council on exercise to get his take. >> none of the major muscles of the lower extremity showed major differences in activity nor did we see any differences in terms of the caloric output. >> reporter: he says the sad truth here is there's no shortcut to getting in shape. so you're absolutely sure that toning shoes are not going to replace me going to a gym. totally sure? >> you know, i would love to tell you otherwise. but based upon our research study as well as the other available evidence, that wouldn't be fair of me to say that. >> reporter
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Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
dollars, subsidies for gas and big oil. the tax for 2% -- >> if i may point out -- >> that's taxpayer money being spend. the definition of spending has to be broadened here otherwise the rules of engagement for compromise -- >> if i may point out something, please. >> go ahead. >> with the passage of obama care, it was the democrats and the president that took $575 billion out of that program. now we have a program that is too expensive to afford. it is an imperative that we put the spending issue, and every economist, liberal or conservative, every ratings agency says what we have to see from the congress of the united states is a plan for how to deal with this out of control federal spending. >> ten seconds from you representative grualba. >> $575 billion part of the health plan, ryan took complete credit as a deficit reduction, i find it interesting. ryan's budget, every republican in the house it's $6 trillion added to the debt. >> we do not have that problem we have a spending problem. >> we see an example of what's going on in capitol hill, we'll be talking about this later on t
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Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm PDT
to not go back behind bars. no jail, no prison. the big picture for the state is tree dues the number of prisoners who go back to jail which is about 70% of all california prisoners. >> the idea behind the program is that if you return the jurisdiction, that is the control and responsibility as to how the offender does in the community back to the judges who originally sent the individual to prison, can you change things and get better outcomes? >> reporter: the judge has nearly 2,000 offenders he is personalitily watching over. his courtroom in santa clara county is one of six in the state testing his re-entry court theory where participants are provided housing -- >> can i go back to the prison. >> reporter: are required to stay in drug and alcohol treatment and keep their court dates. >> we do not send people back to prison. use very short jail time to remind them that they need to focus on what they were asked to do and do a better job the day they get out of jail. thus far it's effective. >> reporter: they are not all success stories. >> it means you're not going to be released
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Jul 22, 2011 6:00am PDT
the personality on that show. pretty cool stuff. i love to see celebrities and people -- >> usually you see big crowds. they are there all by themselves. >> good. friday, july 22. i'm elizabeth wenger. >> i'm grace lee. frank has the morning off. he is back on monday. we start off with a quick check of traffic and weather. kristy, do you watch entourage on hbo? >> not really. but i appreciate how cute he is. [ laughter ] >> i can tell you that much. going to be beautiful weather in store today. pretty mild outside into the 50s and 60s right now. 59 for fairfield and livermore, 55 oakland, 57 redwood city and san jose. warming up this afternoon, similar to what we saw yesterday. i'll tell you exactly what to expect later on. over to gianna with a look at traffic. >> we go straight to chopper 5 right now in livermore. a brush fire has been contained but fire crews are still on scene and there are street closures to report. we'll have details on this coming up in a few minutes. >>> 6:31 now. an oakley man could not save his house. but he managed to save his life by leaping out of his burning home.
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Jul 26, 2011 6:00am PDT
't that right? >> anser. >> reporter: that's right. in fact, the big one was bryan stow. he had emergency surgery on sunday to relieve pressure on the brain. he is hospitalized here at san francisco general. meantime, the two suspects made their first court appearance on monday in los angeles. authorities say 29-year-old louie sanchez and 30-year-old marvin norwood are both the lead suspects in the bryan stow beating case that left him with brain damage. prosecutors say the two men bragged about the attacks to coworkers but told everyone to keep quiet. monday in court they didn't enter a plea. they are charged with three felony counts of assault, battery and mayhem. mayhem is the charge for disabling or disfiguring a victim. prosecutors say both men have a history of violence and problems with the law. they are calling them public safety threats. louie sanchez allegedly had past problems including drunk driving, evading police, and carrying a loaded gun in public. also charges of domestic violence. marvin norwood has a history of domestic violence. when police searched his house they foun
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Jul 1, 2011 4:00am PDT
may not be adding up and it could mean a big break for dominique strauss-kahn. strauss-kahn could have his bail reduced or lifted because of of his accuser's possibility. prosecutors initially stood by the woman's story. now the "new york times" reports investigators have caught the accuser in a series of lies surrounding the case. they suspect she may have been involved in drug dealing and money laundering. the maid apparently had a phone conversation with a jail inmate discussing the benefits of pursuing the charges against strauss-kahn. once considered a leading contender for the french presidency he saw his political career and financial krublble after his arrest. forensic evidence confirms there was a sexual encounter but defense attorneys always insisted it was consensual. >> once the evidence is reviewed it will be clear that there was no element of forcible compulsion in this case whatsoever. >> reporter: after posting a $6 million bail, strauss-kahn was confined to house arrest. the arrangements are costing him $250,000 a month. after today's hearing he could be released on hi
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Jul 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
-free. all right. let's talk about carmageddon. this is a big story all week throughout california. the 405, here's a live look at the 405 near ventura boulevard in los angeles. they are shutting down the 405 for 10 miles this weekend starting tonight at 7:00. it will not re-open until monday. so obviously things are going to be very congested in l.a. but, of course, this is the height of summer season, a huge thoroughfare for people traveling in and out of town. what that means in the bay area, don't travel the 405 to l.a. this weekend. stay home. even the 5 will be busy as an alternate. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> and tuning into the latest online sensation from europe. >> how a swedish music service is tempting american customers with millions of free tunes. >>> and an infamous balloon boy aircraft goes under the hammer. we'll explain when we comeback. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, that's the message from sir paul mccartney to the space shuttle crew. he wished them good luck. he als ♪good day sunshine >>> waking up atlantis, that's the message from paul mccartney to the space shuttle crew. h
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Jul 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
: the police chief says he is open to that idea of having a meeting but the big question is whether or not the federal agents will be open to it or the federal agency itself because if they do it here, they might have to do it in cities across america. live in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> nearly two dozen san jose firefighters are back on the job tonight. fire chief william mcdonald presented badges to 22 firefighters who were laid off last year. a $15 million fema grant helped the department pay for the hires. budget cuts forced san jose to lay off a total of 49 firefighters last year. >>> next, packed and nowhere to go. the search for the agent accused of taking would have been travelers for a -- would- be travelers for a ride. >>> save your gas and stay at home. the traffic nightmare about to descend on l.a. >>> only takes them about 30 seconds. >> and you're left with a red bump. what makes some people more prone to blood sucking mosquitos. ,,,,,,,, police in san jose say the agent took off after taking an untold number of would- be travelers >>> a south bay travel agent is
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Jul 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
and congressmen don't get social security, they get really big pensions for life, so i don't think they really care whether anybody else out there starves. >> clearly, no one is taking this lightly. >> folks depend on it. rebecca, thanks. >>> there is news this morning of another arrest in the phone hacking scandal in britt. in the meantime, rupert murdoch is pressured to appear about lawmakers in london and washington. dana lewis is in london with more on this this morning. >> reporter: we are hearing a ninth person has been arrested. the former executive editor of "news of the world." the late-breaking news this morning is the british government committee issued a summons for rupert and james murdoch to appear before them to answer questions what they knew in the phone hacking scandal but legally a serious question whether they can be compelled to appear. did this control in high gear. rupert murdoch and his son james in london trying to find a way to put out the fire. in a matter of days, their company news corp shut down a newspaper "news of the world." withdrawn a bid for a pay television
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Jul 22, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >> the rufus roo. >> big talk in the newsroom. >> maybe you can wear that this weekend. you will be nice around warm. rufus roo has no sleeves. >> good for the beach, snack in one side, iced tea in the other. >>> it is going to be good beach weather for us once again seeing blue skies outside right now. beautiful weekend in store. beautiful start to your weekend on this friday. a little bit of cloud cover this morning. but not contending with that in those inland spots anymore and the bay has cleared out nicely as well still seeing a mix of sun and clouds at the coast and temperatures there a little cooler than we saw yesterday. now, for tonight, we will actually cool back into the 50s and 60s. similar temperatures to what we saw this morning. we will see mostly clear conditions in those inland spots around the bay a few low clouds and the fog rolls right back in this evening at the coastline. now, this low is dipped down a little bit. the trough a little deeper. that's why we are actually running a few degrees cooler today than we did yesterday. but good news is this high that's been bringing
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Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. so it's going to impact for sure and it's going to impact silicon valley and california in a big way because we have a lot of startups as now. >> reporter: it could be a big blow to investor confidence. >> if america's bond rating goes down, if america's credibility abroad goes down, that impacts how our businesses are perceived in very real ways and it can hurt them in their ability to run their businesses. >> reporter: mayor chuck reed says cities are bracing for the impact. bond rates could go up which could make financing infrastructure improvements like roads or sidewalks more expensive at a time when cities can least afford it. >> we are talking hundreds of millions of dollars of obligation and if the price goes up only 1% it could be millions of dollars additional cost to the city. >> reporter: how does that affect the citizens? >> with more money going into paying debt service that means there's less money for services and we have to cut from someplace else in our budget. >> reporter: san jose is one city with its own debt crisis looking at a deficit next year of $110 millio
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Jun 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
a week. >> paypal accounts. >> reporter: cyber crime is now a big industry. >> we have credit card numbers that can be sold here. >> reporter: f.b.i. agent keith mularski showed us how stolen bank accounts and credit card numbers are now sold on up to 40 black market sites, like this one in bulgaria, complete with electronic shopping carts-- just like many internet sites. >> we went to the site and just registered a user name and put in a password and we got access to it. easy as that. >> to be a disciple of the lord... >> reporter: as for the diocese of des moines, its prayers were answered when the $680,000 was eventually covered by insurance and its bank. pittsford was not so fortunate; it's recovered less than $5,000. because while banks often reimburse individuals, groups like towns and churches find it far more difficult to collect. scott, the f.b.i. says hackers attempted to steal $230 million last year alone. >> pelley: armen, if you're a church or a small business, is there anything you can do to protect yourself? >> reporter: well, there is. the experts tell us the best t
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Jul 14, 2011 4:00am PDT
to jump-start the economy if it doesn't improve soon. that gave stocks a big boost. the dow gained almost 45 points while the nasdaq was up 15. >>> numbers released overnight show foreclosures fell nearly 30% in the first half of the year but that's not because of any actual improvement in the housing market. analysts say paperwork and procedural delays are pushing the process further and further back, an estimated 1 million foreclosures that should have taken place this year will now happen in 2012 or later. >>> chrysler is recalling its best selling vehicle, more than 240,000 ram pickup trucks from 2008 through 2011 are being recalled because of a steering problem, a part near the left wheel can fracture and cause loss of steering, a few minor crashes have been reported. chrysler will fix the problem free of charge. >>> and a solution may be brewing to the minnesota government shutdown. it's all about the beer, made by the miller coors brewing company. it may have be taken off store shelves because the company's sales licenses have expired and there are no state workers working who can
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Jul 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
,000 jobs in the past few months. more are coming. >> facebook and google have announced big employment increases in the valley to come in the next year. >> reporter: but even in tech there are winners and losers. networking giant cisco systems is cutting 6500 jobs. the economy in the rest of california and the nation is still sputtering. jobless claims rose by 10,000 nationwide last week. >> i don't think that we have hit a roadblock. i think that this economy will come back. >> reporter: u.s. signature of labor toured the valley transportation authority bus yard where the technology of the future is getting a test drive, hybrid buses made by hill ig and hayward. she calmed it a bright officer of the court economy and the recovery act which provided the stimulus funds needed to retrain-bus mechanics on the new technology not to mention the jobs created for the factory workers who build them. >> the creation of this vehicle is a green job. how many jobs go into building one us? >> 500. >> 500. that's 500 teamster members that were hoping to assemble a vehicle here. now they can't keep
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